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New York City Subway

Overnight Subway Service Returning in New York City

A big piece of the process of reopening New York City for business is scheduled for May 17, but numerous challenges remain in getting the city that never sleeps back on track.

May 4, 2021 - The New York Times

AirTrain Newark Airport

Cuomo's LaGuardia AirTrain Plan has a High-Profile Skeptic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expressed disappointment with a plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration.

January 20, 2020 - Crain's New York Business

Bike Box

Congestion Pricing Takes Major Step Forward in New York City

Suddenly, after years of inaction, momentum is building for congestion pricing in New York City.

January 16, 2019 - Grist

New York Subway

Breaking: Gov. Cuomo Cancels L Train Closure

Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.

January 3, 2019 - The New York Times

New York Public Transit

Subway Rescue Plan Wins New York Times Editorial Board Support

An editorial by the New York Times puts the onus for implementing the so-called Fast Forward plan on New York's political leadership.

June 5, 2018 - The New York Times

New York City Park

Hudson River Park Revamp Finally Has the Funding Deal It Needed

The project was originally scheduled for completion in 2003.

April 11, 2018 - Crain's New York Business

Hudson River

Gov. Cuomo's Ethics Reform Proposal Has Many Critics

Governor Andrew Cuomo, continuing a spree of infrastructure related initiatives, has proposed legislation that would expand his oversight of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

January 30, 2017 - Politico New York

Nuclear New York

Indian Point Nuclear Plant to Shut Down by 2021

Continuing a string of high-profile infrastructure announcements, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a deal to shut down the Indian Point Nuclear Plant, located less than 30 miles from Midtown Manhattan.

January 11, 2017 - The New York Times


Buffalo Billion II Promises Light Rail Extension and More

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is making a tour of his State of the State address, delivering six separate speeches in different parts of the state. His stop in Buffalo made news for its promised capital investments.

January 11, 2017 - Buffalo Rising

JFK International

$10 Billion Overhaul of JFK International Proposed

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continued his track record of pushing for big, splashy infrastructure projects last week, this time turning the state's attention to JFK International.

January 9, 2017 - The Architect's Newspaper

Penn Station Interior

Early Criticism for Gov. Cuomo's Penn Station Plans

The initial reviews are in for Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to expand and improve Penn Station. The consensus so far: the plan doesn't go far enough.

October 6, 2016 - Politico New Jersey

Washington D.C. - The White House

Planetizen Week in Review: September 30, 2016

Welcome, President Obama, to the NIMBY wars.

September 30, 2016 - Planetizen

New York State Capitol

Corruption Charges Sully Economic Development Scheme in Upstate New York

Though he was elected while promising to clean up corruption in the state government, recent corruption charges are hitting New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's inner circle.

September 25, 2016 - Politico New York

Nuclear New York

New York's Proposed 'Clean Energy Standard' Includes Nuclear

New York's Clean Energy Standard, if approved, would mark the first time a state put a price on carbon emissions.

July 21, 2016 - Politico

New Subway Cars

Ambitious Design Overhaul Proposed for New York Subway Stations and Cars

Some of the New York Subway's stations and cars could be getting a drastically updated look—as soon as 2020.

July 20, 2016 - CityLab

New York Gov. Cuomo Having a Moses Moment

Robert Moses, that is—Gov. Cuomo is looking to the planning icon for inspiration in a package of infrastructure proposals announced this week.

January 6, 2016 - Politico New York

NYC Subway Riders

MTA Capital Plan Approved—Thanks to Compromise from Cuomo and de Blasio

A long, contentious political process has finally produced an approval for a massive capital investment program for the New York MTA. Some questions about funding remain, however.

November 1, 2015 - Politico New York

Cuomo and Christie Ask for Federal Funding for Hudson River Tunnels

The bi-partisan duo of governors from New Jersey and New York have penned a letter addressed to President Obama asking for a 50-50 funding share on the critical tunnel project for the Amtrak line connecting the two states.

September 15, 2015 - The Record

Welcome to New York

Revealed: Sweeping Redesign of LaGuardia Airport

Long a punch line of the airline industry, LaGuardia Airport will receive a dramatic upgrade—if a plan proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is approved.

July 27, 2015 - New York State

Tappan Zee Bridge

A Scathing Critique of the New Tappan Zee Bridge

A new book examines the convoluted history of one of the country's most controversial infrastructure projects.

July 10, 2015 - WNYC

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